Wexford Rebel (The)

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WEXFORD REBEL, THE. Irish, Slow Air (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The title refers to the rising of 1798 against the British, in which County Wexford was one of the centers of rebellion.

Source for notated version: "Mr. Patrick O'Leary of Graignamanagh, Co. Kilkenny, a good amateur musician with a great knowledge of the popular airs of that part of Ireland," c. 1902 (Joyce).

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 297, p. 140.

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